Eastern Courier

Dad died in hand-me-downs

On Tuesday, Carolyn Diane Alleyne will be sentenced in the Manukau District Court after pleading guilty to six ...

War veteran died on Father's Day with nothing but the clothes on his back, having been fleeced by his daughter.

Fake officer demands cash: police

A man has appeared in court charged with obtaining by deception after allegedly posing as an immigration officer.

He's accused of pretending to be an immigration officer and conning a couple out of nearly $100K.

Consecutive win for Howick rock band gallery

Howick College band Minimal Silence, from left; Logan Anderson, Sabastian Munro and Mark Tohovaka.

Three-piece punk rock band Minimal Silence from Howick College have taken out the Manukau regional final of Smokefreerockquest for the second year running.

Pakuranga's Glen House Hall invites all gallery

Glen House Hall volunteers: treasurer Anne McKey, chairman Ed Kulik, secretary Christine Kendrick and caretaker Graeme Dyson.

Once a hub for Girl Guides and Scouts, Glen House Hall is now extending its usage for all.

Identifying your legal limit

Constable Kevin Deng says the safest alcohol limit for driving is zero.

OPINION: The consequences of a crash, demerit points or conviction should be considered before consuming alcohol and getting behind the wheel.

Finch expert goes to bird show

Adrian du Plessis with a Gouldian finch, which is his favourite among all finch varieties.

East Aucklander finch breeder Adrian du Plessis is looking forward to taking part the Auckland Metro Bird Club's 108th annual bird show.

School raises more than $2k for the blind gallery

Howick College students and Year 13 Ingham house leaders Connie Passfield and Amol Kumar ran the International Food ...

 Howick College's International Food Festival fundraised $2360 for the Blind Foundation NZ.

The journey of serving goes on

Fraser Faulknor suggests young people to get a good education and involve their life with something else as well.

Manager of Auckland Boys' Choir Fraser Faulknor received a Queen's Service Medal for his contribution to children, education and music.

Top student and father-of-three

Chris Griffiths (right), of Mellons Bay, was presented the scholarship by neuroscientist and Freemason Sir Richard Faull.

Chris Griffiths set an example for his three university age children when he was awarded with a $10,000 Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarship.

Torrents damage Howick properties gallery video

Robert McCallum with Liston Stream behind him.

Howick residents are distressed about their land disappearing due to an overflowing stream.

Awardee dedicated to pursuing hope

Flat Bush resident Hamish Crooks has been made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to the ...

New Member of the NZ Order of Merit, Hamish Crooks, tells his story of serving the Pasifika communities.

If life gives you lemons, plant an orchard gallery

Manurewa Community Corrections service manager Marua Kutu, acting principal Caroline von Sierakowski, lead Enviroschools ...

An ambitious programme to plant one million trees in Auckland has put down its first roots in the Eastern suburbs.

Accolade swings way of baseball legend

John Fellet with a number of players he's coached down the years, at Baseball New Zealand's awards evening.

Sky TV boss John Fellet is the second inductee into Baseball New Zealand's hall of fame.

Worker critically injured

Police mop up after a worker was crushed between a truck and a tree.

GRAPHIC WARNING: The man was trapped between a rubbish truck and a tree.

One-man blues band in the loop

Australian blues-roots musician Claude Hay plays Howick's superb Uxbridge Theatre on Saturday, June 17.

Aussie bluesman Claude Hay arrives in Howick with a strong reputation and a swag of accomplishments.

Ways to help reduce thefts

Botany Community Constable Stewart Green is offering advice to East Auckland residents about being more switched on to ...

ON THE BEAT: People can prevent themselves being subjected to an unpleasant experience by using "common sense" approaches.

Win tickets to West Side Story

West Side Story plays out at Auckland's Civic Theatre from June 22-29.

The thoroughly entertaining West Side Story is returning and the Eastern Courier has a double pass up for grabs.

Web series finalists garner votes gallery

The enthusiastic, skilled cast and crew of TVNZ New Blood web series competition entry Oddly Even.

Two emerging television producers have given up sleep and their social lives in a bid to win $100,000.

East premiers still in control of comps

Howick Hornet Luke Armiger bursts through the defence of the Papakura Sea Eagles, in his side's resounding 34-16 victory ...

Hornets lance the champs, Fencibles roll on their winning way, and Pakuranga and East Tamaki get over losses out west.

Storytelling aims to pass on culture

Bucklands Beach resident Saida Saoui, with her children Kanz, 5, and Ward, 11, hopes to see many attending her first ...

An East Auckland mother is holding Arabic story sessions in libraries to teach children the language and traditions.

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